Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Experienced Shiftworkers (SETS-exp)

This study has been completed.
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Collaborator:
Information provided by:
University of California, San Francisco
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00786357
First received: November 4, 2008
Last updated: June 22, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine if a modified version of the Sleep Enhancement Fatigue Reduction Training (SEFRT) system can improve sleep and health-related symptoms and quality of life in experienced shift-working nurses.


Condition Intervention Phase
Shift-Work Sleep Disorder
Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Sleep Enhancement Training Study for Experienced Shiftworkers

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by University of California, San Francisco:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • actigraphy measures of sleep [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • subjective measures of sleep and well-being [ Time Frame: 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 32
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intervention Behavioral: NIOSH shiftwork booklet
weekly readings about coping with shiftwork
Behavioral: Sleep Enhancement Training System
4 week program of readings and relaxation programs

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • English-speaking nurses
  • scheduled to work at least 2 consecutive night shifts per week during the next 3 months
  • ≥40 years of age
  • experiencing disturbed sleep related to night-shift

Exclusion Criteria:

  • current diagnosis of sleep disorder or affective illness
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Locations
United States, California
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of California, San Francisco
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Christopher R. Alsten, PhD Inner Health, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Christopher Alsten, PhD, Executive Vice President, Inner Health, Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00786357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SETS-exp
Study First Received: November 4, 2008
Last Updated: June 22, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by University of California, San Francisco:
shift-work
sleep
nurse
relaxation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Disorders
Parasomnias
Sleep Disorders, Circadian Rhythm
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Chronobiology Disorders
Dyssomnias
Occupational Diseases

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